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Windows 7: Downgrade From Win7 RC to Vista

02 Nov 2009   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sixpackcuda View Post
Awesome, thank you everyone for your help. I really appreciate it. I've definitely learned a few things here.

I guess the most valuable lesson I learned was to not be a bonehead... I have the Win7 Ultimate RC installed right now and Win7 Professional retail is what I was planning to put on. So I am not able to upgrade, which I wasn't aware would be a problem. I'll just backup my files and do a clean install. Which is what I was hoping to avoid, but that's ok. I'll just have to spend an entire day reinstalling all my software. :/
I'd try the Windows Easy Transfer tool! Doc has used it to transfer quite a lot of applications, data, etc, and it works great.

Windows Easy Transfer - Transfer To & From Computers

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02 Nov 2009   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)

Yes, WET will certainly speed things along. You still have to reinstall the apps but it should put many of the settings and data back in the right places.
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02 Nov 2009   #13


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
I'd try the Windows Easy Transfer tool! Doc has used it to transfer quite a lot of applications, data, etc, and it works great.

Windows Easy Transfer - Transfer To & From Computers
hmm, I've never heard of this before. Good to know, I'll give it a try!

Thanks again!
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